Experiments with the Universal Constructor in the DigiHive Environment

  • Rafal Sienkiewicz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5865)

Abstract

The paper discusses the performance and limitations of the universal constructor embedded in the DigiHive environment and presents the results of two simulation experiments showing the possibility of workaround the limitations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafal Sienkiewicz
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  1. 1.Gdansk University of TechnologyGdanskPoland

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